In an internal document, the National Education Association advises the use of cheery euphemisms to avoid talking about inequality.
Teach for America has been getting a lot of flak over its training methods—but the real scandal is that kids with five weeks of prep perform as well as teachers from traditional certification programs.
Charters educate just five percent of America’s student—yet they dominate this year’s rankings, thanks to one very simple key to success.
New York schools are the most segregated in the country according to a new study, but blaming charter schools, which only serve 6% of city students, won’t fix the real problems.
It was his progressive agenda that got Bill de Blasio elected as mayor of New York, but going after successful charter schools may be a bridge too far even for many of his supporters.
Much ink has been spilled on women’s ticking biological clocks, but take it from one dad whose aching knees and broken back are making him feel far older than his 30 years—parenting takes a physical toll on guys, too.
Success Academy shares space with public schools in the same building, and New York’s mayor is willing to fight his own party to kick them out.